Cider Mag - Dec 2013 - Page 6

issue 38 working_Layout 1 12/7/2013 1:49 PM Page 6 Chad Hollister Found His Gift of Music, and Shares It Well CIDER MAGAZINE ISSUE 36 Chad Hollister has been one busy musician since the last time this writer caught up to him about a yearand-a-half ago… but that’s really no surprise for this Worchester, VT.-native who’s simply doing what he loves, making music that he enjoys first – in hopes that some others are going to like it too. “I really don’t care about the ‘image’ stuff or changing what I do in order to please someone else,” Hollister told this writer. “For me, music is a gift so I choose to do it my way… too many people get angry about what they are doing and it really doesn’t have to be that way. Everyone has a gift so go out there, find your gift and do it!” Well, let it be known that Chad has been sharing quite a bit of his gift as of late, playing several dates throughout Vermont and Northern New England. This of course, is simply a continuation of what Hollister has been doing nearly his whole life, having recorded six fulllength albums and sharing the stage over the years with such musical greats as Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Cheap Trick, Paul Simon, Phish, Little Feat, Violent Femmes, Blues Traveler, The Samples and Dave Mason. After recording his first two CDs titled Chad & Jeff and Long Haire ?? ???) ?????????????????????????????(?????e? ????????????????????q ??????)???????????$?????????????)??????????????????????a=??????e?)???????????????????????????g?t?!???????????) ????????????????1?????????????????????????????)?????????? ??????5??????????)???????????????????????????)????????? ??????)???? ???)?????Q????????????)????5???????+?qQ??????????????????????????()A??()??????????????????????????)??????t?!????????????q ??????)??????????????????????$??????)????????????????????????)??????t)%??????? ???????????1????)??????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????))????????????????????????????)?????????5?????? ?????1??)A?????)????5????????Q??? ??)???????????!???????????????+?q$??????????????M???????????)?????????????!??????????$????))?????t? ??????????qM???$?????????)??????????????$???????????)?????????????????t????????????????)?????????????????1???????????)??????????????????!??????????)??????????????????????????M??????????A???M???????????????????? ??? ???????????)????)????? ?????Q???????????(??????!??????????????M????????)?????????????????????????()]]\? %I5? =4())???5???????()?????????)??? ??????????????)??????????????A??5??????) ??????M?????????5?????????????????????????Q????????? ?????) ???????????5? ???????A?????)M???????A???? ????+?qM????????????????????????)?????????$???????????????????????)????????????????????????????)?????????????$????????????????)??????????????????????????????$)??????????????????????????M?????t)%???????????????????????????????? ????!????????????????????????????????????????????????)??????????????????????????????)????????????????????????????Q??) ???d?????????q)???]???$?9???????t+?q]?????????????????????????)????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????)Q????????????????????????????????????q)???]???$?9??????t????????)????????????$???????????a???e???)?????g?t((0